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Reasons to use our Herne Hill conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a distinct possibility the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Herne Hill - if so both parties will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Herne Hill property lawyer are the key to a successful Herne Hill conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Herne Hill regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 Lawyer conveyancing firms have valuable personal connections with Herne Hill estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Herne Hill conveyancing can become a lot more complicated as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Herne Hill since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Herne Hill

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Herne Hill is more expensive?

The conveyancing charges on a leasehold property in Herne Hill is frequently greater as compared to a freehold acquisition or disposal. This is because there is an amount of additional work required in liaising with the landlord and managing agents to obtain evidence concerning whether the rent and service fee have been cleared and whether there are any significant expenditure in the near future on repairs or maintenance of the block.

What is the best way to discover of the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Herne Hill is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for The Royal Bank of Scotland thus spending £192.00 in further conveyancing fees.

You should take advantage of the search tool on this web page. Please choose the lender and type ‘Herne Hill’ or your preferred area and you will discover a number of lawyer located in Herne Hill or by proximity to you.

I am planning to move home in July. Will my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Herne Hill. Conveyancing solicitor was found prior to coming across your site.

On the afternoon of completion you can pick up the house keys from the property agent but this can only occur after the sellers solicitors inform the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be passed over. After that you can advise the removal company that you are ready to move in. We do not suggest a specific removal organisation but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Herne Hill or a firm that specialises in conveyancing in Herne Hill.

About to purchase apartment in Herne Hill. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the TSB conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Herne Hill lawyer is on the TSB conveyancing panel.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by HSBC. Is it usual for HSBC to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Herne Hill is approved on their conveyancing panel? HSBC have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for HSBC to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the HSBC conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could affect a commercial estate in Herne Hill?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers invest in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Herne Hill. The search result sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Herne Hill.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Herne Hill it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may cause delays to Herne Hill commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Herne Hill.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my grandmother I am disposing of a property in Neath but I am based in Herne Hill. My solicitor (approximately 260 miles from merequires that I execute a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Herne Hill

I own a leasehold flat in Herne Hill. Conveyancing and Barclays Direct mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone saying they have taken over the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1991. The conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill who previously acted has now retired. Any advice?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to make sure that the individual claiming to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to incur the fees of a Herne Hill conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. Rest assured that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Following months of negotiations we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Herne Hill. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Herne Hill conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Herne Hill premises is 66 Southwell Road in March 2012. By Order of Deputy District Judge Stone dated 25 January 2012 a vesting order was made. The determination of the purchase price was referred to the Tribunal who decided that the amount payable for the freehold should be£29,612.00 This case was in relation to 3 flats. The remaining number of years on the lease was 72.58 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Herne Hill but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Herne Hill practicing in commercial conveyancing in Herne Hill. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Herne Hill regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Herne Hill but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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